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California institutes internet sales tax causing Amazon and Overstock to cut ties

July 1, 2011


In an effort to bring in more revenue and fortify the deeply troubled California state coffers, Governor Jerry Brown signed a law effectively immediately requiring internet companies to collect a sales tax from residents of the state making online purchases.   The result?  Instead of compliance, one of the largest, if not the largest, internet business has said […]

Jerry Brown Says “Teabaggers” are a Powerful Force in California

July 14, 2010

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When California Governor’s candidate Jerry Brown appeared on Hardball, Chris Matthews asked Brown how he can get the powerful forces (such as unions) under control in the state and get them to “serve the public?”  Brown answers that it isn’t just the unions wielding significant power in the state, but other groups like the “teabaggers.” […]